When looking for any kind of anniversary gift it is always wise to set yourself a budget so that you do not over spend. Take into account who the anniversary gift is for and what that person enjoys. There is no point in spending huge amounts of cash on a present that will be put away and never used. If the anniversary gift is for your partner then you can also make the way they receive the gift memorable such as leaving clues like a treasure hunt or sending your anniversary gift to their work place.
When it comes to choosing a anniversary gift it is incredibly easy to go for simple, traditional gifts such as chocolates and flowers, but does this really show you have made an effort? Is it not far better to look for something a little more inspirational? Something that will stand out and be recalled in years to come?.
If the anniversary gift you are looking for is for your own anniversary then you will be well aware that every year has a symbol and if you want to stay with tradition you will need to find something linked with the particular year of marriage. That said it is still possible to find unusual anniversary gifts and still be traditional, it may just take a bit more time and effort.
Examples of anniversary gifts
Unusual traditional anniversary gifts for First anniversary – paper is the symbol for the first year of marriage, the most common gift given for this year is a newspaper, however there are far more unusual gifts that you should consider such as adopting an animal and giving the certificate as the gift or have a poem written by an online poet and presented in a beautiful card.
Unusual anniversary gifts for Tenth anniversary – Tin is the symbol for this year making it very easy to find gifts because what ever you want to give can be contained in a tin box. Unusual gift ideas would include spa weekends, shares in a company and jewelry.
Unusual anniversary gifts for 25th anniversary – Silver is the symbol for this year so jewelry is the most common gift given. There are many unusual silver gift ideas you may also want to think about such as a silver bottle stop, silver jewelry or even a silver rolo. Poetry in a silver card is another great idea.
Unusual anniversary gifts for Fiftieth anniversary – A Fiftieth anniversary is such a grand achievement this is the time to go that extra mile to find something special and different. If the gift is for your partner why not book a holiday in a gold star hotel or throw a surprise party with an unusual theme.
What ever you decide to do remember this is the time to show someone that you care so do your best to find something a little different and meaningful. A Gift of Poetry will fit that bill nicely.